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    The CCDE Practical exam is only available at Pearson Professional Centers (PPC).


    About the Practical Exam

    Location: PPC - Chicago, Illinois USA, London UK, and Hong Kong, PRC
    Registration Opens: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
    Exam Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2009
    Exam Cost: $1,400USD (please review cancellation policy below)
    Prerequisite: Candidate must have passed the CCDE qualification exam prior to registration
    Registration Steps: 1). Gather your information as listed below
    : 2). Choose your location Chicago or London or Hong Kong you will need to login to Pearson VUE
    : 3). Choose the CCDE Practical Exam (352-011)
    : 4). At the payment page enter the promotion code: CCDEAug09
    : 5). Once the order is saved, confirmation will be emailed to you within two business days.

    Gather personal information prior to exam registration

    - Legal name (from government issued ID)

    - Cisco Certification ID (i.e. CSCO00000001) or Test ID number

    - Company name

    - Valid email address

    - Method of payment


    • Cisco Certification ID: If you have ever taken a Cisco exam before please locate your Cisco Certification ID (i.e. CSCO00000001) before continuing with your registration to avoid duplicate records and delays in receiving proper credit for your exams.

    • Communication: A valid email is required during exam registration. Cisco requires a valid email to send email reminders when a candidate's certification is about to expire, confirm the mailing address before shipping out the certificate and to inform candidates if their certificate was returned due to an incorrect address.

    • Prerequisite: If you have not passed the CCDE Written Exam, which is a prerequisite for the CCDE Practical Exam, your registration will be canceled and your fee refunded.

    • Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your registration up to 30 days before the exam date. After this date, your exam fee is forfeited in full.


    Retaking Exams

    • Candidates may only take a beta exam once.

    • Candidates who fail an exam must wait a period of five (5) calendar days, beginning the day after the failed attempt, before they may retest for the same exam. Once passed, a candidate must wait a minimum of 180 days before taking the same exam with an identical exam number.

    • Candidates who violate these policies are violating the agreement. Such conduct is strictly prohibited as described in the Cisco Candidate Conduct Policy.


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    Pearson Professional Centers Video Tour This is a video tour of a Pearson Professional Centers (PPC), demonstrating a sample of one of the testing environments that will be utilized to deliver the CCDE Practical exam.